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The LP House Party Is Coming to a Dealer Near You

The LP House Party, an experiential truck and trailer from LP, tours the United States stopping at dealer locations to host product demos and educational lunches for surrounding builders. The trailer features product displays for LP’s line of high performance products like LP® Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing. The LP House Party experience has traveled from coast to coast, been featured in 352 events, and showcased LP products to more than 22,250 customers from 8,300 companies.

Earlier this year, the LP House Party even made the trek to New York City when LP rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange!

This June the House Party will make its way through Virginia, Delaware and Maryland. If you live in these areas, be sure to check out the House Party at one of the tour stops below. Later this summer, the LP House Party will be making more stops in Virginia, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina.

6/19/18

Chesapeake, VA

Richards Supply

6/20/18

Fredericksburg, VA

ABC Supply

6/21/18

Manassas, VA

Barrons Lumber

6/26/18

Lewes, DE

American Cedar and Millwork

6/27/18

Harrisonburg, VA

The Roof Center

6/28/18

Gaithersburg, MD

Barrons Lumber

If you’re a builder wanting to catch the LP House Party in your area, be on the lookout for event notifications from your local dealer. If you’re a dealer who would like to have the LP House Party make a stop at your business, please reach out to Jennifer Fink at jennifer.fink@lpcorp.com to coordinate an event.

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